Robinson Bradshaw Names Eight New Shareholders



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Jan. 5, 2015

Robinson Bradshaw named eight new shareholders, effective Jan. 1, 2015. The shareholders are Cary B. Davis, Adam K. Doerr, Jonathan R. Eide, Jessica Mering Hardin, Vida C. Harvey, Jennifer Csik Hutchens, David C. Kimball and Richard C. Worf Jr.

Davis maintains a diverse general litigation practice focused on the efficient, creative resolution of disputes through negotiation, trial and appeal. His experience includes matters involving contract disputes, sports and entertainment law, business torts, real estate and commercial lease disputes, insurance coverage, antitrust law, government and internal investigations, corporate governance and personal injury law. He earned his law degree magna cum laude from University of Florida. He earned a master’s degree in creative writing from the Center for Writers at University of Southern Mississippi and a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.

Doerr’s complex commercial litigation practice involves shareholder litigation, appeals in state and federal courts, corporate merger litigation, class actions, government and internal investigations, derivative actions and general business litigation. He has represented corporations, board members and financial sponsors in multiple cases involving challenges to public company mergers. He also has experience with cases raising fraud, misrepresentation, and unfair and deceptive trade practice issues. Doerr earned his law degree magna cum laude from Duke University and his bachelor’s degree from Pomona College.

Eide practices corporate law, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions and fund formation and investment management. His mergers and acquisitions practice includes structuring, negotiating and documenting equity and asset acquisitions and dispositions, as well as merger-related antitrust counseling. He has also worked on a variety of debt and equity security issuances, joint ventures, non-control investments, corporate organization and governance issues and commercial contracts. Prior to joining Robinson Bradshaw, Eide was a vice president in the finance division of Wachovia’s Corporate and Investment Banking business unit. Eide earned his law degree magna cum laude from Northwestern University and his bachelor’s degree from Miami University.

Hardin practices in the areas of estate planning, estate administration and tax planning. Her experience includes the development of a variety of wealth transfer strategies and the preparation of federal and state gift, estate and fiduciary income tax returns, and the administration and modification of irrevocable trusts. She serves as counsel to estates throughout the probate process and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service. Hardin also maintains a varied pro bono practice through the preparation of wills for first responders and Habitat for Humanity homeowners. Hardin earned her law degree magna cum laude from Wake Forest University and her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Davidson College.

Harvey's practice includes mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and investment management, and general corporate and commercial law. Her experience includes representing public and private companies in mergers and acquisitions, the formation of health care and other joint business ventures around the country, and representing private equity funds and investors in private equity funds. She also has experience advising companies on federal contractor status and OFCCP regulations and compliance. Harvey earned her law degree from the University of Virginia and her bachelor’s degree cum laude from Harvard College.

Hutchens practices in the area of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on health care, joint ventures, and mergers and acquisitions. Her health care law experience involves advising clients on regulatory and compliance issues at both the federal and state level, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions and licensure matters. She also has experience negotiating provider joint ventures and hospital acquisitions and preparing physician recruitment, employment, and service contracts for physician practices and hospitals. Hutchens earned her law degree magna cum laude and her bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Duke University.

Kimball practices with the firm’s construction, construction litigation and insurance coverage practice groups. He regularly assists clients in cases involving commercial construction litigation, products-liability claims, commercial lease disputes, insurance coverage issues and creditor’s rights. He routinely represents clients in federal and state courts and has experience resolving disputes through alternative dispute resolution mechanisms, including arbitration and mediation. Kimball earned his law degree magna cum laude from University of South Carolina and his bachelor’s degree cum laude from Furman University.

Worf has represented clients in all phases of civil litigation and has extensive experience in the area of mass tort bankruptcy. For the past four years, he has been part of a team representing the debtor in one of the nation’s most closely watched asbestos bankruptcy cases. In 2013, he assisted in representing the debtor at a trial to determine its aggregate responsibility for thousands of current and future mesothelioma claims, which resulted in a nationally recognized ruling accepting the debtor’s liability estimate of $125 million and rejecting the estimate of representatives for asbestos claimants that exceeded $1 billion. Worf earned his law degree from Yale University and his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude from Harvard College.

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